Teslin Lake

Teslin Lake

(tĕs`lĭn, tĕz–), narrow lake, 80 mi (129 km) long, NW British Columbia and S Yukon, Canada, SE of Whitehorse. It receives the Nisutlin River and is drained by the Teslin River, one of the headwaters of the Yukon River.
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On 5 August 2014, 1 of us (JJ) observed a Porcupine on the shore of Teslin Lake (60.23354[degrees], -132.91662[degrees]), Yukon, Canada, that was of a sandy or cream color (Fig.
Yukon Department of Environment, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6 Canada; thomas.jung@gov.yk.ca (TSJ); Teslin Lake Bird Observatory, Teslin, YT Canada; janazak@hotmail.com (JJ).
The species was not found during a survey of the Teslin Lake area or during numerous surveys of the Tagish Lake area, suggesting that significant gaps in the distribution of this species occur at the northern edge of its range.
5), being encountered in all areas surveyed except for the Teslin Lake watershed, in which there is an apparent gap in distribution.
Table 1 Lakes that straddle the British Columbia (BC) border Border Number of lakes BC area ([km.sup.2]) Alberta 46 1.70 Northwest Territories 13 0.19 Yukon * 53 117.51 Washington ([dagger]) 13 17.56 Idaho 3 0.09 Montana ([double dagger]) 4 66.97 Alaska 7 0.02 * Includes Atlin, Tagish and Teslin lakes (see Table 4).